Alaska State Mine

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Lead, Silver, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10209609
MAS/MILS ID 0021180004
Record type Site
Current site name Alaska State Mine
Alternate or previous names Benzel

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -130.26146, 56.07477 (WGS84)
Elevation 1370
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Copper River 067 S 098 E 09 E2C Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Tertiary
Lead Primary
Silver Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -130.26146, 56.07477

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Placer
Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0021180004

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 118-073

  • Deposit

    B1403 pp. 76-77

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 12-FEB-1988 Jr U.S. Bureau of Mines